Time to Step Up – Resources and Articles that Promote the Importance of Identity-based Work

As a career coach, I spend a portion of my week learning and culminating resources that share promising practices in the area of career development. Typically, the content I share via this channel focuses on the industries of education, non-profit, and social justice work, which aligns with the intention of this Interest Community. This week, I’m putting forward content, resources, and articles that promote the importance of proactive identity-based work.


3 Reasons Identity Work is So Damn Important – Shared article from The Nova Collective – https://www.thenovacollective.com/2017/11/3-reasons-identity-work-damn-important/

Culture, Sponsorship, and inclusive Leadership – Shared podcast from Living Cooperate – https://open.spotify.com/episode/4mHUQV1KrXr8PLuLwBVZPo?si=UdFC8eJ9TNy8P7xAVXkHkg

Let’s Talk About Being White at Work – Shared article from The Nova Collective –  https://www.thenovacollective.com/2017/05/lets-talk-about-being-white-at-work/

Your full self: Social identities and the workplace – Shared article from YW BOSTON BLOG – https://www.ywboston.org/2020/10/your-full-self-social-identities-and-the-workplace/

Finding Your Dream Job at Companies that Value Diversity and Inclusion (A LinkedIn Learning Event) – Upcoming event – https://careers.uw.edu/events/2021/03/31/finding-your-dream-job-at-companies-that-value-diversity-and-inclusion-a-linkedin-learning-event/


By Melinda Gilliam (She/Her)
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